Posts tagged "Kale"

Meatless Monday: Grilled Red Pepper, Kale and Mozzarella Pasta

Meatless Monday: Grilled Red Pepper, Kale and Mozzarella Pasta
I pinned this beautiful rustic pasta salad from Half Baked Harvest and thought the 4th of July was a perfect holiday to make this and share with those I love.  The one food my husband refuses is sun dried tomatoes, so I knew I needed to make a few changes. It turned out flavorful and... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Coconut Milk with Kale and Chickpeas

Meatless Monday: Coconut Milk with Kale and Chickpeas
Salads can get very boring.  I often find myself craving warm, vegetable heavy dishes.  Todays recipe, adapted from Go Dairy Free, uses coconut milk to make the nutrient dense meal rich and hearty despite the good for you and filling ingredients. I could eat this every day. Coconut Milk with Kale and Chickpeas 2 quarts (8... Read more »

Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe for Meatless Monday

Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe for Meatless Monday
My meals have been very soup heavy lately.  Nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of goodness on a winter day.  When I saw Karis’ Kitchen’s Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe I thought I found a satisfying winter dish that is not soup. I’ve been on a major sweet potato kick, but mostly... Read more »
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Kale Recipes and Benefits to Make You Feel Good

Kale Recipes and Benefits to Make You Feel Good
  At the beginning of the season I listed some avocado heavy summer recipes, as I couldn’t get enough of creamy avocado at the time.   As summer has progressed, I’ve become fascinated with the benefits and options of the queen of greens, kale. For those of you who have never tried kale or don’t... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Crunchy Kale Chips and A Hungry Caterpillar Sandwich Tray

Friday Favorites: Crunchy Kale Chips and A Hungry Caterpillar Sandwich Tray
There is so much brilliance I find online, why not share it? Below are some of my favorite findings this week.  Have you been pining over a project on Pinterest or is there a blog that you check first thing every morning for a new post?  Share your favorites and I’ll share mine. Quote: “We... Read more »

The Best of Meatless Monday: Link Up Your Favorite Here

The Best of Meatless Monday: Link Up Your Favorite Here
Today I’m sharing some of my favorite Meatless Monday meals.  Although I have had some misses, these are all successes that I definitely plan to cook again.  I’ve posted a variety from salads to more hearty sandwiches and an easy crock pot recipe to a more time consuming dish. Kohlrabi, Fennel and Bluberry  Salad Creamy... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Creamy Kale Millet

Meatless Monday: Creamy Kale Millet
If I say to you, “Creamy Kale Millet,” does that sound like an addictive, delicious, vitamin rich dish?  Or do you assume it is a dry salad that will leave you hungry? It is not dry and it will not leave you hungry. This vegan dish is rich, filling, the perfect consistency and healthy.   My yoga coworker friend raved about this recipe... Read more »

Meatless Monday and Wondering About CSAs.

Meatless Monday and Wondering About CSAs.
One of my readers, Rachel, recommended today’s Meatless Monday recipe on Ups and Downs of A Yoga Mom’s Facebook Page. Rachel wrote that her CSA suggested this recipe: Bake cooked lentils with rice, chopped kale, heaps of good curry, and coconut milk.  Serve with pat of butter on top. How yummy and nutrient rich does that sound?... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Crock Pot Falafel and Kale Chips

After last week’s heavy pasta dish, I searched for a recipe that is opposite of the stereotypical vegetarian noodle meal. I stumbled upon Crock Pot Falafel and anticipated the unique, protein rich dinner would be devoured by my family. I spent a summer in Israel as a vegetarian teenager and lived on falafel (and Nutella).  I’ve unsuccessfully attempted other falafel recipes,... Read more »
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